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Study Finds People Assume War Is Only Last Resort

By David Swanson A scholarly study has found that the U.S. public believes that whenever the U.S. government proposes a war, it has already exhausted all other possibilities. When a sample group was asked if they supported a particular war, […]

CIA on Trial in Virginia for Planting Nuke Evidence in Iran

CIA on Trial in Virginia for Planting Nuke Evidence in Iran

Since Tuesday and continuing for the coming three weeks, an amazing trial is happening in U.S. District Court at 401 Courthouse Square in Alexandria, Va. The trial is open to the public, and among the upcoming witnesses is Condoleezza Rice, […]

Talk Nation Radio: Alice Slater on Nuclear Abolition, Nuclear Peril

Talk Nation Radio: Alice Slater on Nuclear Abolition, Nuclear Peril

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-alice-slater-on-nuclear-abolition-nuclear-peril Alice Slater is New York director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and serves on the Coordinating Committee of Abolition 2000 and on the Coordinating Committee of World Beyond War. Her blog is at http://globalhousework.org She discusses the growing […]

Mass killing in the name of God

By International Peace Bureau Geneva, January 13, 2015 — IPB shares the worldwide outrage at the hideous murders of journalists and artists working at Charlie Hebdo, and the other victims of last week’s violence. We mourn with their families, friends, […]

South African Civil Rights Leader Calls Israeli Apartheid of Palestinians Much More Violent than South African Government Treatment of Blacks

By Ann Wright Reverend Dr. Allan Boesak, a South African civil rights leader who worked with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela to end apartheid and promote reconciliation in South Africa, calls the Israeli treatment of Palestinians “much more violent […]

Day 8 of the Fast for Justice: From Ferguson to Guantánamo: White Silence Equals State Violence

Dear Friends, A powerful day of action! Please see our press release below, press coverage in Roll Call and the Washington Post, as well as a more detailed overview of the day. And look thru and share these powerful images. […]

Letter to a Young Army Ranger (From an Old One): Why the War on Terror Shouldn’t Be Your Battle

Letter to a Young Army Ranger (From an Old One): Why the War on Terror Shouldn’t Be Your Battle

By Rory Fanning, TomDispatch.com Dear Aspiring Ranger, You’ve probably just graduated from high school and you’ve undoubtedly already signed an Option 40 contract guaranteeing you a shot at the Ranger indoctrination program (R.I.P.).  If you make it through R.I.P. you’ll […]

Is This Country Crazy? Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know

Is This Country Crazy? Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know

By Ann Jones, TomDispatch Americans who live abroad — more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) — often face hard questions about our country from people we live among. Europeans, Asians, […]

Witness Against Torture: Day 7 of the Fast for Justice

Dear Friends, It is hard to believe that our time together in Washington DC is soon coming to an end.  The days have been full, and today – marking the beginning of the 14th year of indefinite detention for the […]

What’s Wrong With the U.S. Media

Video of David Swanson, Brian Becker, and Patrick Henningsen on Crosstalk on RT: here.

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